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Adrian Chiles horrified after being told bloke makes £1k a day impersonating him on OnlyFans

Adrian Chiles horrified after being told bloke makes £1k a day impersonating him on OnlyFans

The writer and presenter admitted there was a resemblance, admitting he also felt 'a distinct feeling of pride'

Adrian Chiles was left horrified after being told a bloke makes £1,000 a day impersonating him on OnlyFans... I mean, there's a lot to unpack there, isn't there?

Basically, old Chilesy was minding his own business when someone sent him an article about a man called Mike, from Leeds, with the headline of the piece reading: "I make a GRAND A DAY cos they think I'm ADRIAN CHILES."

Initially, it was all too much for the 55-year-old.

"The pictures featured an all but naked man with his bits obscured," the presenter wrote in a column for The Guardian. "He looked a little like me.

"Gingerly, I expanded the image so I could read the text. As soon as I'd got the gist of the story, recoiling in horror, I pinched the page smaller again so I could read no more.

Chiles was overwhelmed by it all.
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"I'd seen as much as I could stand for a moment."

But if that was too much for Chiles, he wasn't prepared for what lay ahead.

In the Sunday Sport article, Mike - a former social care worker - explained that there were fetishists called 'Chillies' who would move from vanilla requests to 'hard stuff'.

The piece read: "They asked me to strip while reading out the weekend's football scores or describing Brummie landmarks but it soon got darker.

"Someone paid me £500 to read out Chiles' column in The Guardian while performing a sex act on myself. I thought at the time: 'This is weird'."

Mike continued: "It's mostly men but there's a woman who pays me £200 a week to eat crumpets naked and dribble butter down my front all while spouting inane drivel in a West Midlands accent. Takes all sorts, I suppose."

Now, in case you weren't aware, it's worth pointing out that the Sunday Sport is known for publishing stories that aren't totally true.

Part of Chiles wanted the story to be true.
Russell Moore / Alamy

For all I know, there could be a Mike from Leeds who looks a bit like Adrian Chiles who rakes in a grand a day on OnlyFans - but I certainly have my doubts.

As for what The Real Slim Chilesy made of it all, well, he had mixed emotions.

"My emotional response to all this has taught me a few things about myself, good and bad. Mostly bad," he wrote.

"It must say something awful about me that I can't shake off a distinct feeling of pride. I put this down to an inherent lack of self-esteem, mixed into a heady cocktail of twisted vanity.

"If I found out the story was entirely made up, I'd be relieved but also a little disappointed.

"And finally, I must admit I did think, if only briefly, that this chap's making a grand a day, and if things went very wrong for me – well, never say never."

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